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Can blockchain catalyze carbon removal?

When online payments entrepreneur Stripe last week declared its intention to achieve negative emissions — by funding carbon removal projects, not just traditional offsets — I could practically hear Nori CEO Paul Gambill cheering from the blockchain startup’s Seattle headquarters.

Hype and hope for hydrogen

In the increasingly urgent race to decarbonize the global economy before atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations reach truly devastating levels, conventional wisdom says we should electrify everything and obtain that electricity from non-emitting sources.